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Juris Doctor (JD / Law) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Juris Doctor (JD / Law) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K
Attorney / Lawyer
559 salaries
$45,153 - $147,063  
  
Associate Attorney
343 salaries
$45,317 - $120,853  
General Counsel
109 salaries
$78,063 - $212,213  
Associate General Counsel
87 salaries
$73,974 - $208,531  
Corporate Counsel
86 salaries
$73,540 - $157,422  
Assistant General Counsel
61 salaries
$79,176 - $192,131  
Senior Counsel
55 salaries
$104,703 - $212,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,537

Key Stats

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Salary
$46,377 - $112,474
Salary
$49,711 - $136,846
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 590 votes.
$58,175 - $164,453
$43,645 - $127,059
$54,631 - $132,206
$55,931 - $151,203
$51,169 - $123,651
$51,133 - $152,605
$51,278 - $111,750
$55,752 - $175,000
$74,558 - $107,000
$45,000 - $90,000
$62,400 - $105,000
$84,500

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